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Osservatorio Polifunzionale del Chianti

Strada Provinciale Castellina in Chianti km 9,250, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 339 755 4145
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Saw the rings of Saturn and a galaxy!

Amazing visit. The tour was excellent and very informative, our guide Emanuele was really... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
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The Polyfunctional Observatory of Chianti (OPC), located in the locality Montecorboli, San Donato in Poggio, home comprises to 4 observatories: environmental, astronomical, meteorological and seismic. The structure, made jointly by the municipalities of San Casciano in Val di Pesa and Barberino Val d'Elsa, was inaugurated in 2010 by Margherita Hack. Today the observatory is fully functional under the management of the Museums of the University of Florence. The Research and Training Centre was inaugurated Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli July 7, 2013. The OPC is a facility dedicated to scientific research, training for adults, teaching and dissemination. The OPC is open to the public with events, courses, conferences, open days and visits by appointment.
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10 Jul 2016
“Saw the rings of Saturn and a galaxy!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Strada Provinciale Castellina in Chianti km 9,250, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Amazing visit. The tour was excellent and very informative, our guide Emanuele was really passionate and happy to answer our many questions. Highly recommended.

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